6 bedroom character property for sale

Iddesleigh

Guide Price £675,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Impressive Detached House
  • Three Reception Rooms and Study
  • Farmhouse Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Six Bedrooms & Three Bathrooms
  • Former Dairy/Pantry
  • Cobbled Cellar with Cider and Potato Stores
  • Extensive Gardens & Cider Orchard
  • 4381 Square Feet of Accommodation

Full description

BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED and IMPOSING 'MANOR HOUSE STYLE' FARMHOUSE is believed to originally date back to the 13th Century with a substantial GEORGIAN EXTENSION being added in the early 1800's adding an impressive FACADE.

Much of the original charm and character has been retained. The large rooms and light and airy accommodation will appeal to those seeking a family home of distinction.

Set in approximately 2 acres of formal gardens and orchards the ground have been well situated and maintained by the current owners with well stocked flower and shrub beds, a 'secret garden', productive vegetable plot and various outbuildings including a detached cobb built WC in the garden.

Enjoying a peaceful location overlooking the Okement Valley with commanding views of the surrounding rolling Devon hills and countryside. The property is just a short drive from the village of Iddesleigh and the small traditional market town of Hatherleigh which dates back to the Anglo-Saxon times. The North Coast, Okehampton and Exeter are all easily accessible by car. There are a variety of Inns and Restaurants within a relatively close proximity as well as a range of traditional amenities in Hatherleigh.

OPEN STORM PORCH: 

ENTRANCE HALL: 
8' 11'' x 15' 8" (2.72m x 4.77m)
An Impressive turning staircase to first floor. Exposed floorboards. Oak banister rail. Under stairs cupboard.

SITTING ROOM: 
17' 1'' x 15' 7" (5.20m x 4.75m)
Open fireplace with tiled surround and marble outer surround with over mantel.

DINING ROOM: 
16' 9'' x 15' 7 (5.10m x 4.75m)
Large open stone fireplace with built-in cupboard to one side. Picture rail. Exposed floorboards.

DRAWING ROOM: 
19' 11'' x 15' 11" (6.07m x 4.85m)
Large built-in cupboard. Ornate fireplace with inset wood-burning stove and bread oven.

REAR HALL: 
Slate flagstone flooring.

STUDY: 
8' 7'' x 7' 8" (2.61m x 2.34m)

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 
14' 3'' x 17' 1" (4.34m x 5.20m)
Tiled flooring. Range of surfaces with base units under. Exposed beams. Large inglenook fireplace with large inset oil fired Rayburn with back boiler facility. Belfast sink.

UTILITY ROOM: 
8' 5'' x 9' 11" (2.56m x 3.02m)
Butler sink. Worktop surfaces.

BOILER ROOM/WC: 
5' 10'' x 5' 8" (1.78m x 1.73m)
Camray oil fired central heating boiler.

REAR SERVANTS HALLWAY: 
Staircase to secondary first floor landing.

DAIRY/PANTRY STORE: 
14' 8'' x 8' 2" (4.47m x 2.49m)
Ceiling mounted meat hooks. Meat safe.

FIRST FLOOR: 
12' 2'' x 15' 2 (3.71m x 4.62m)
An impressive galleried landing.

BEDROOM 1: 
17' 3'' x 15' 8" (5.25m x 4.77m)
Exposed floorboards. Period open fire grate.

EN-SUITE: 
9' 6'' x 8' 9" (2.89m x 2.66m)
Bathroom suite. Exposed floorboards.

BEDROOM 2: 
13' 5'' x 15' 10" (4.09m x 4.82m)
Exposed floorboards.

BOX ROOM: 
7' 3'' x 8' 2" (2.21m x 2.49m)

BEDROOM 3: 
13' 9'' x 9' 3" (4.19m x 2.82m)
Built-in wardrobe.

BEDROOM 4: 
10' 5'' x 13' 8" (3.17m x 4.16m)
Range of built-in wardrobes.

BEDROOM 5: 
14' 0'' x 14' 2" (4.26m x 4.31m)
Built-in double wardrobe.

BATHROOM: 
11' 10'' x 7' 10" (3.60m x 2.39m) extending to 11'1" max (3.38m)
Bathroom suite.

BEDROOM 6: 
13' 0'' x 8' 1" (3.96m x 2.46m)

BATHROOM 2: 
Bathroom suite.

CELLAR/CIDER STORE: 
18' 11'' x 26' 6" (5.76m x 8.07m)
Cobbled floor. Old traditional pedestrian door with former barrel racks.

POTATO STORE: 
7' 3'' x 7' 5" (2.21m x 2.26m)

OUTSIDE: 
As afore mentioned the property is approached down a long private lane and further private driveway leading to the main parking and turning area which is gravelled, and giving access to a detached double:

CARPORT/GARAGE: 
15' 7'' x 18' 0" (4.75m x 5.48m)

.. 
There is a fully enclosed courtyard garden directly to the rear of the property with a high stone wall with crenellation and lean-to open fronted linhay store and range of useful sheds, this is an ideal safe enclosure for children and pets as well as storage or clothes drying as it catches the morning sun and could be utilised as a pleasant sheltered area for enjoying an early morning cup of coffee. To the lower side of the property is a large gravelled area suitable for parking additional cars or a trailer/caravan.

... 
The main body of gardens currently lie to the front being of a southerly aspect. The gardens have been extensively landscaped over recent years with extensive areas of lawn, well planted with flower, shrub beds and borders. Gated entrance to a secret garden which provides a delightful private sanctum within the gardens. Beyond which is the well established former cider orchard with pond. Within the main gardens at the far end is a small but intriguing cob building with his and hers timber seat and bucket, former WC, which is a delightful and charming feature.

.... 
The gardens are surrounded by fields and open countryside and one is able to enjoy the benefits of rural country living without feeling isolated.

SERVICES: 
Mains electricity, water and private drainage. Telephone and broadband are connected.

LOCAL AUTHORITY: 
West Devon Borough Council.

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12 March 2016

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  • Sampford Courtenay (6.5 mi)
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Miller Town & Country, Okehampton

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Nearest station

  • Sampford Courtenay (6.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Miller Town & Country, Okehampton

Miller Town & Country, 2 Jacobs Pool House, 11 West Street, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 1HQ

01837 354015 Local call rate

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